Aspen Bella Sera

AUGUST 06, 2012



Sixth Annual Fundraising Reception Honors Peggy & Shlomo Ben-Hamoo and Kathryn Fleck Peisach & Harry Peisach

The 2012 Bella Sera reception in Aspen adopts a spicy Latin American theme at its sixth annual cocktail chic event on Aug. 6. “Bella Sera Goes Latin” at Maroon Creek Club benefits National Jewish Health in Denver, the nation’s number one respiratory hospital. Aspen residents Peggy and Shlomo Ben-Hamoo and Kathryn Fleck Peisach and Harry Peisach will be honored for their philanthropic and civic commitments to the community.

World-renowned National Jewish Health physicians see adult and pediatric patients at clinics in Aspen, Basalt and New Castle. The institution’s physicians work closely with local doctors in the Aspen Valley to provide treatment for patients with COPD, asthma, atopic dermatitis, food allergies, lung and gastrointestinal cancers, cardiology, rhinitis, immune disorders and recurrent infections.

“Bella Sera Goes Latin” will pop with jubilant colors, steamy rhythms, and succulent food and cocktails. Co-chairs for the reception are Louise and David Gitlitz and Laura and Lantz Welch. Committee members include Wilma and Stuart Bernstein, Dick Butera, Holly and David Dreman, Suellen and Melvyn Estrin, Debbie and Michael Feiner, Darlynn and Tom Fellman, Barbara and Aaron Fleck, Golda and Shelly Friedstein, Betty and Bob Gates, Marilyn and William Getz, Barbara and Jerry Glauser, Cheryl and Steve Goldenberg, Lita Heller, Alex Kaufman, Madeleine Larson, Marlene and Frederic Malek, Amy and Richard Pearlstone, Essie and Jordon Perlmutter, Lexie and Robert Potamkin, Nancy and Richard Rogers, Elaine and Marvin Rosenberg, Gloria Scharlin, Linda and David Stein, Lynda and Doug Weiser, and Elle and Phil Winn.

Tickets to the 2012 Aspen Bella Sera are $350 and sponsorships begin at $1,000. 

National Jewish Health is known worldwide for treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders. Since 1998, U.S. News & World Report has ranked National Jewish Health the number one respiratory hospital in the nation.

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